Most of us who visit concerts mainly do so to see their favorite acts playing on stage, but do we ever look at our fellow concertgoers? Though this isn’t what we buy our tickets for, RAW’s Anne-Marie Dimanche will show us that there’s great value in looking around more often instead of just listening; we might get a glimpse of the transcending powers of music.
To all nature lovers, photo freaks and essentially anyone interested in looking through a different perspective: keep reading. As part of RAW’s first photowalk of the academic year, Quint Verschuren explored one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world: the Hortus Botanicus in De Plantage, Amsterdam. Inspired by Ernst Haas, he challenged his photography with different angles, colors and compositions. Take a look!
This week on International Wednesday: Rosa Stienstra from RAW shows us the world through puddles. While often seen as mere remnants of rainy days, puddles can offer an interesting perspective on their surroundings. With this photo series on #puddlegrams, she aims to capture this phenomenon.
The first world is pictured as a place free of pollution, insecurity, and problems. While the Netherlands’ environmental policies are great, Marth Echevarria felt that individuals have become complacent because of this. With this photo series, she hopes to break the clean illusion by capturing the waste of Amsterdam.
Photography can be much more than just a way of capturing the world around us. Jasmijn Doorgeest used her camera as a ‘gateway into conversations with locals’ to learn about Vietnam’s culture and people. She tells us a story of temples, mountains, rice fields and windy bus rides but most importantly of the people she met on the way. Experience Vietnam through a series of portraits.
This week in International Wednesdays: what it is like to travel as a young, female photographer through Southern India? In her photo essay, Robin Anne Laird takes us with her in a journey of 7 years ago. Since then, her photographic eye, processing style, and ability to relate to others has dramatically changed. “But my female identity has not.”
Deze serie van de fotografiecommissie RAW van Amsterdam University College staat in het teken van observatie, verbeelding en illusies. Alhoewel de foto’s in eerste instantie niet lijken op bestaande structuren en gebouwen, is dit echter wel het geval. De foto’s zijn een compositie van verschillende gebouwen uit Amsterdam en Rotterdam.